Category Archives: Training

Ayurvedic Body Therapy Training

Rima Shah & Jackie hill of Diva Ayurveda have created a comprehensive training program encompassing their experience practicing & providing Panchakarma for the past 11 plus years. Their extensive studies in India as well as many years of teaching students … Continue reading

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Upcoming Class: Level 5 Bastis and Lepas

April 29, 2012 Level 5 Basti Class 9 a.m.-12 p.m.   Greetings!   This is an optional Level 5 Class to teach you how to effectively use and incorporate bastis (dough dams) and lepas (herbalized pastes) on key areas of … Continue reading

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The Harmonizing Effect of Ayurveda during Transitions of the Seasons: Look ahead to balancing yourself from Winter to Spring

The weather has changed very quickly from cold drier days to warmer and wetter weather.  Most of us felt these changes in one way or another, whether by experiencing Spring allergies, itchy eyes, lethargy, disturbed sleep, or changes in digestion … Continue reading

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Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years

This one day class focuses on the prenatal, pregnancy, and postpartum periods in a woman’s life.  We will weave a relationship between folk medicines from the West and Ayurvedic ancient therapies and remedies from the East.  The class will be … Continue reading

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Wintertime Specials

Wintertime is the time of year when we tend to slow down.  The bear spirit is strong during this time.  The cold, dark days mark the time to sleep more, store reserves, slow down, and emotionally, people tend to go … Continue reading

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Body Therapies Level 2: Shirodhara and Swedhana

This training is being held at Bhavana Institute in LeGrange, IL and open to students of Ayurveda.  This small class setting is designed to teach the individual how to perform a shirodhara on clients and learn about the effectiveness and … Continue reading

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Level 4 Body Therapies: Pinda Swedhana and Udvarthana

Level 4:  Pinda Swedhana, Udvarthana.  Learn these deeper therapies to help further eliminate toxins from the body.  This class teaches the students the essential Ayurvedic and Western herbs used for these treatments. December 10th, 2010  10-3 p.m.  cost:  $300

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Level 3 Body Therapies: Nasya, Netra Tarpana, Karana Purana

Level 3:  Nasya, Netra Tarpana, and Karana Purana.  This class teaches you how to cleanse the five senses as well as nourish them.  You will learn many techniques of massage and steam and the use of oils and ghee for … Continue reading

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Level 2 Body Therapies: Swedhana and Shirodhara

Level 2:  Shirodhara and Swedhana.  This class teaches you how to set up a complete shirodhara, the ancient practice of pouring herbalized oil over the third eye.  Swedhana is the use of herbalized steam for removing toxins and detoxifying the … Continue reading

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Level 1 Body Therapies Training: Abhyanga

Level 1:  Abhyanga.  Learn the Foundation of this ancient practice.  This class teaches you the techniques to confidently perform a full body oil massage using specific oils. September 10th, 2010 10-3 p.m.  cost:  $200

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